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Examining The Impact Of Inequity Of Children In Cities

Equity for Children, a nonprofit organization based at The New School that advocates for the well-being and rights of children and adolescents, hosts a two-day conference, “Urban Inequities and Children”, on April 28 and 29.

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Black Lives Matter 101 Explores Black Social Movements

The New Black School, a Black graduate student group based at The New School, continues the tradition with Black Lives Matter 101, a series of “classes” examining Black social movements in the 21st century.

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Earth Week at The New School 2016

The New School demonstrates its commitment to sustainability and addressing the climate crisis through a weeklong series of programs and events in celebration of Earth Week.   Earth Week at The New School is dedicated to championing environmental justice, inspiring activism through artistic expression and design, fostering professional opportunities in environmental sectors, promoting sustainable practices, […]

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The Battle Over Trade Agreements Explored by Leading Academics And Advocates

The New School’s Julien J. Studley Graduate Program in International Affairs hosts Rules, Rights and Resistance: The Battle Over TPP and TTIP, a day-long exploration of what is at play in the struggle over “trade agreements,” what they portend, the resistances they have generated, and the horizons for rewriting and implementing alternative rules.

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National Project Explores The History And Future Of Mass Incarceration Through Traveling Exhibition And Story Exchange

This month, a New School-led coalition of 500 university students and formerly incarcerated individuals from 20 cities launches States of Incarceration, the first national traveling multi-media exhibition and coordinated public dialogue to explore the history and future of mass incarceration in the United States.

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Laverne Cox, Diane Von Furstenberg, Deray Mckesson To Speak At 80th New School Commencement

Actress Laverne Cox, fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg, and Black Lives Matter activist DeRay Mckesson are among the honorary degree recipients who will speak at The New School’s 80th commencement exercises on Friday, May 20, at 11 a.m. at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, 655 West 34th Street, New York City. President David E. […]

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Insideschools.org Offers Parents’ Guide To New York City Public Schools On Acceptance Day

On Friday, approximately 80,000 New York City public school eighth graders will learn what high schools accepted them. For comprehensive, easy-to-access information on those high schools, many families will turn to Insideschools.org.

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Report: Window For Reform Open In NYC Family Court

Delay and dysfunction have long plagued child protective cases in New York City Family Court, exacting a distressing toll on the families involveda—a major reason why the Court has been called “the saddest place in New York.”

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Global Warming and the Rise of Asia: A Conversation with Amitav Ghosh and Prasenjit Duara

The India China Institute at The New School presents “Global Warming & the Rise of Asia: A Conversation with Amitav Ghosh and Prasenjit Duara,” a conversation with two renowned intellectuals on climate change and capitalism in Asia.

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The New School’s Humanities Action Lab Awarded $250,000 Grant By National Endowerment For The Humanities

The National Endowment for the Humanities has announced a $250,000 grant to The New School’s Humanities Action Lab (HAL), a coalition of 20 universities collaborating to produce student- and community-curated public projects around pressing social issues.  

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